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Electronics company executive

Fritz A. Gross, German, American electronics company executive. Registered professional engineer, Massachusetts. Recipient certificate of Merit commendation United States Navy, 1946, Reginald Fessenden award, 1981, Albert A. Michelson award for outstanding science and technological achievement United States Navy League, 1991.

Background

Gross, Fritz A. was born on October 8, 1910 in Germany. Came to United States, 1912, naturalized, 1920. Son of Fritz and Anna (Hörmann) Gross.

Education

Graduate, Lowell Institute of Technology Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1930. Graduate course electronics, Lowell Institute of Technology Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1931. Doctor of Engineering (honorary), Northeastern University, 1975.

Career

Design engineer S.H. Couch Company, Quincy, Massachusetts, 1932-1934. With Raytheon Company, Lexington, 1934-1993, manager heavy electronic equipment operations, 1958-1960, vice president, general manager equipment division, 1960-1968, vice president engineering, 1968-1975, technical consultant, 1975-1992. Technology adviser radio aids to navigation United States Navy, 1946.

Achievements

  • Registered professional engineer, Massachusetts.

Membership

Fellow Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. Member American Society Naval Engineers, Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association.

Connections

Married Olive Nelson, August 14, 1937. Children: Jane, Martha, Susan.

father:
Fritz Gross

mother:
Anna (Hörmann) Gross

spouse:
Olive Nelson

child:
Jane Gross

child:
Martha Gross

child:
Susan Gross